Funeral services for Owensboro 'hero' set

Steve Wahler drowned while trying to rescue a 12-year-old boy

OWENSBORO, KY (WEHT) - Funeral services for the Owensboro man who died while trying to save the life of a 12-year-old in Alabama have been set.

Services for 47-year-old Steve Wahler will take place at noon on Monday, October 16 at Glenn Funeral Home in Owensboro.

Visitation will be from 2pm to 6 pm Sunday and from 10am until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will take place at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Philpot.

Wahler drowned while trying to pull a 12-year-old boy from the Gulf of Mexico on the Alabama coast.

He was one of two people who passed away. 

(This story was originally published on October 13, 2017)


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